Biodiversity Offsets Payment Calculator – BTD

(Biodiversity Assessment Methodology credits, offset trading groups and discount rate) Methodology note

This technical note describes in detail the pricing model used by the Biodiversity Offsets Payment Calculator, which incorporates the offset trading groups, and accounts for the changes in the discount rate.

Date
1 November 2019
Publisher
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
Type
Publication, Technical note
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 978-1-922317-59-9
  • ID EES20190635
  • File PDF 2MB
  • Pages 33
  • Name biodiversity-offsets-payment-calculator-190635.pdf

This document describes the underlying economic and financial models for the Biodiversity Offsets Payment Calculator – BTD (Biodiversity Assessment Methodology credits, offset trading groups and discount rate) and is a reference for developers who are required under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 (the BC Act) to retire biodiversity credits and who may satisfy that requirement by instead paying an amount into the Biodiversity Conservation Fund (BCF), determined in accordance with the offsets payment calculator established under Division 6 of the BC Act.